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XA20 Zooming Out Automatically

ctdennis11
Apprentice

I've read through a numbrer of other posts here for different camera with seemingly no solution. This "appears" to be a software, not a mechanical issue as the unit will zoom out while resting, nobody at the controls. I didn't see anything address it in the firmware update (last one in 2016). Any help or links to a solution would be greatly appreciated. 

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ContactJim
Contributor

Hi my XA30 had this issue, on researching I  found  out the line has an issue where they did not put the switch transducer (the sensor) in a sealed housing.  (I run a nano-fabrication clean room).  Try this.  Used compressed air (a can with the small plastic tube to aim the air) into the switch to blow out dust.  Alternatively, use a remote zoom switch (they cost between $60 and $200).  Finally, if you are very careful, you can take off 3 body panels and clean the switch from the bottom.  Hope this helps.

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